All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mosquitoes’

Zika Virus Found in 20 Latin American Countries and Samoa

The Zika virus, which may cause a birth defect called microcephaly, has been found in 20 Latin American countries as well as the south Paciific country of Samoa. Carried by mosquitoes, doctors and researchers fear it will spread even further. If pregnant, beware of travel to countries with Zika virus @NewsHour — PBS (@PBS) January 23, 2016 NBC News reports …

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Mosquito Repellents: 5 Must-Try Natural Remedies

It never fails. Just as soon as the weather warms up and you’re ready to spend more time outdoors…here come the mosquitoes! You’re probably already calculating how much extra money you’re going to have to spend in order to keep the annoying little blood-suckers at bay. If you haven’t already considered it, natural mosquito repellents may be the way to …

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Battling Florida’s Mosquitoes Drones May Be Used

Mosquitoes. Doesn’t the very word “mosquito” make you want to scratch body extremities? Efforts to control and eliminate the universally-disliked insect are reaching an unprecedented level. In the Florida Keys, considerations are being made to use drones as a means to limit the presence of mosquitoes. The executive director of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, Michael Doyle, has expressed …

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